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mentioned governor romney and everyone in congress replied who? marco rubio proves it's possible to sweat profusely when you're standing in near darkness. and the voting rights act. two things that could hurt republicans come election time: voting and rights. kim novak is 80 and it's the birthday of peter gabriel. it's henry rollins birthday. [ ♪ music ♪ ] japan good evening i'm john fugelsang. coming up it's ha st. zinger, not r atzenberger my bad. and marco rubio channels his inner mitt romney before blaming god for last night's splashdown. and rand paul doubles the tea party's fun with the state of the united states address. president obama laid out legislative agenda including a hike to minimum wage. >> reader effort and determination with wages that allow working families to raise their kids and get ahead. >> john: he put it a little more strongly last night. >> obama: tonight, let's declare that in the wealthiest nation on earth no one who works full time should have to live in poverty and raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. >> john: which sounds reasonable to me, to y
to marco rubio called raising the minimum wage a job-killing measure. it's 2013, come up with a new routine for punishing the middle class, please. >> finally gun control the president told congress in no uncertain terms that he expected them to take action. >> each of these proposals deserves a vote in congress. if you want to vote no, that's your choice, but these proposals deserve a vote. because in the two months since newtown, more than 1,000 birthdays, graduations anniversaries have been stolen from our lives by a bullet from a gun. >> now, he didn't say which way they should vote, and just taking a vote is no guarantee gun safety measures will pass. progressives are concerned about whether the president's words will create real change. some are upset that he did not pike it clear that he would not allow any cuts to programs like medicare. he didn't even mention drones. if he's made the far left and most of the right angry maybe he's on to something. joining me now is charlie pierce. he joins us from newton, massachusetts. charlie, welcome back into the war room. >> hi, michael hang o
discussing, florida senator marco rubio gave the g.o.p. response, a speech clearly written well in advance of the president's state of the union because it was like he didn't hear a word the president said. >> his solution to virtually every problem we face is for washington to tax more, borrow more and spend more. now, rubio's delivery was arguably better than responses in the past. but as we've been joking, there is this moment which stole the show. >> nothing has frustrated me more than false choices like the one the president laid out tonight. the choice isn't just between big government or big business. >> oh, so unsmooth and awkward. rubio did speak out this morning on "good morning america" and said "i needed water" what was i going to do? >> we're back after the break. going to do the young turks. i think the number one thing that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they know that i'm not bs'ing them with some hidden agenda, actually supporting one party or the other. when the democrats are wrong, they know that i'm going to be the first one to call them out.
. coming up, can marco rubio break the curse? a political graveyard which makes the tea party response an episode of the "talking dead." plus north korea the fly that just won't stay out of your food food, although now it's a nuclear capable fly with a hold on the world. we'll bring you the latest there. and then the fun stuff the state of the union trivia. the time-honored weirdness. it's a big night in washington, and we're just getting started so stick around. [ ♪ music ♪ ] build people with sore throats have something new to say. ahh ! mmm ! ahh ! finally, there's cepacol sensations. serious sore throat medicine seriously great taste. plus the medicine lasts long after the lozenge is gone. ahh ! mmm ! cepacol sensations. the natural energy of peanuts and delicious, soft caramel. to fill you up and keep you moving, whatever your moves. payday. fill up and go! don't let it get to you. ♪ ♪ try mach3 sensitive, with three high-definition blades. a closer shave in a single stroke for less irritation, even on sensitive skin. ♪ ♪ get closer to the on
, they deserve a simple vote. >> michael: and the reply to that came from one thirsty senator. marco rubio shows us what watergate really is. >> the choice isn't just between big government and big business. >> michael: ladies and gentlemen, it's go time. [ ♪ music ♪ ] >> michael: well, it appears that the crazy last week and a half that southern california area has endured over the disappearance and the hiding and murderous rampage of chris dorner has finally come to an end. it didn't come to an end without a big fire, more gunshots, and of course the death of another deputy. a riverside county deputy sheriff was killed yesterday by dorner as he went down in a blaze of bullets. >> after an all--day standout filled with shootouts and drama it ended overnight in a blazing inferno. it all started shortly after noon when a maid called 911 when she said she and another worker had been held tied up, remarkably just a few yards where from where police had been olding press briefings for a week. >> d oh orner killed one and wounds another before fleeing. less than an hour later residents report the
♪ ] >> hello current t.v. land. the marco rubio thing, once we get a comedy bingy it's fun. >> he drank, he snacked exercised, and drank again. it was cute. he made fun of it all the way through. >> we're not doing anything. we'll wait until you're done. >> the president spoke for an hour. he didn't take a drink once. >> not once. because he is superman. jacki sheckner in the current news center. >> president obama's going to travel to georgia today to talk about another part of his state of the union address guaranteed high quality preschool education. he's visiting a prek. class and then going to the decatur community recreation center to give some remarks. later, he is back in washington where he's going to hold an on line fireside hangout to talk more about the state of the union. it will be steramed live on whitehouse..gov on you tube. rubio said this about his own humble lifestyle. >> i still live in the same working class neighborhood i grew up in. my neighbors aren't millionaires, they're retirees who depend on social security and medicare. >> politico reports as rubio's west miami
after the hour. president obama a very powerful state of the union speech. how did marco rubio do. let's talk about that, too. yes watch marco rubio. i just watched enough to know that i think all of the advance height about what a great job marco rupe rubio was going to do sort of fell flat last night. to me, he looked nervous. he looked not ready for prime time. >> yeah. >> bill: he looked stiff. and he certainly was -- >> thirsty >> bill: thirsty. what will be remembered most about his speech was i have never seen anybody do this. he is live on camera talking, and he takes a break without even saying excuse me just a second. reaches over off camera like this, grabs a bottle of water and then takes a stip without even saying excuse me and then puts the bottle back and then continues talking. amateur hour. i think he joins the ranks of christine whitman and bobby jindal who were supposed to save the republican party with a post state of the union. they ought to can those this those things. democrats or republicans just cancel because nobody watch
talking about. >> cenk: david shuster. >> this was a not so subtle shot towards marco rubio when the president mentioned violence against women act marco rubio voted against that today. that was a subtle jab this. and something that played well with the american people, the white house went into the speech knowing that the american people hate congress. he talked to members of congress like they're children, treat them derision that a lot of american people have. and i saw you at the ribbing cutting. all of this was condescending but thoughtfully done and effective. keep in mind this was not a policy speech but politics speech. and the white house politics is to continue to at the mean, belittle and put the g.o.p. in its place so they can win the political battles which are coming which michael shure identified the big one which americans are paying most attention to, and that is guns. putting the issue of guns at the end and making it simple by saying this simply deserves a vote, the president was going above the heads of the pundits, the lawmakers and correspondents correspond
: let's not forget marco rubio was the guy less than a year ago agreeing with mitt romney on self deportation. alexis, is it the realization that there is no way to get the white house or is this real humanity. >> i think they're being political, strategic. and this is where i think it's going to be hard to unpack. when you have folks like mike huckabee and other people on other networks who are coming out in full support around a path to citizenship however how defined that is, it does a lot in terms of signaling to the republican base that this is not the issue to be fighting on. it's not cool to be anti-immigrant, and we have to push in another direction. >> john: it's remarkable that this president can send guards to the border, the number of deportations, and be that popular with the latinos. thank you for joining us. the next we'll talk about in the show is climb climate change. which way will the wind blow tonight. we'll talk about that next. the chill of peppermint. the rich dark chocolate. york peppermint pattie get the sensation. >> john: thethe u.s. economy may be the c
the baltimore ravens, brendon ayanbadejo. marco rubio man our listeners and viewers aren't crazy about him. mary nelson says as he told more huge lies, i could see his ears getting bigger and bigger. just because rubio is hispanic doesn't mean all of us hispanics support him. and adam milken says i thought marco rubio sucked. he sucked his teeth. he sucked his tongue. he was sweating like albert brooks in broadcast news. [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> bill: good morning everybody. great to see you today. welcome to the "full court press" here on current tv coming to you live all the way across this great land of ours. from our studio on capitol hill in washington, d.c., this is thursday, february 14. it is valentine's day and republicans sure have a strange way of showing their love, don't they? they show their love for chuck hagel by filibustering his nomination. they show their love for american workers by refusing to raise the minimum wage. show their love for america's children by refusing to support universal preschool and show their love for all americans by refusing to compromise in order to avoid
for tonight is the obama rubio dynamic. rubio is slated to give the g.o.p. response to president obama's state of the union so this is really rubio's time to shine. he is the fastest-rising republican star for the party in years and tonight is his chance to impress millions of voters who have not yet formed an opinion on him. but there's also the immigration issue to consider. both rubio and the president are pushing immigration agendas so tonight it should be interesting to see how much acknowledgement the president decides to give rubio. we're back with more bill press after the break. stay with us. billy zane stars in barabbas. coming in march to reelz. to find reelz in your area, go to reelz.com >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: the state of the union is strong! yeah, expect president obama to say that tonight. and he is right. good morning everybody. what do you say? hello, hello hello. welcome. welcome to the "full court press" this tuesday morning february 12th. great to see you today. and there's a lo
: i don't know if there's any marco rubio jokes left. >> i think there might be a couple left. it was great. i was doing live coverage with all the folks at current on there, so we timed it with david shuster and cenk, we all had bottles of water to drink from. there was so much focus on his dehydration, she have given a short shrift to his lies. stephanie: that's true. he fell into the orchestra pit at the end. there's nothing at a you're going to remember. >> how do you sweat that much when you're standing in complete darkness. i've seen snuff films with better lighting. this is why you need union lighting guys, marco. i know you don't like the sound of that. stephanie: boehner basically came out and said what i said about the state of the union with all these great ideas clapping politely as if to say none of that's ever going to happen. that's what he said, nah none of that's going to happen. >> it's fun to watch to see where they don't stand up. i try to tell my republican friends, i said watch what the republicans don't applaud and stand up for helping minimum wage worke
and more austerity. i would do more stimulus. i'll get into that in a little bit. marco rubio in preparing for his rebuttal. he will be giving the response for the republicans. apparently web says he's written the speech himself and he's been practicing all week. he's a bit of a decent actor. i us spect that willing pretty decently. if he gets one let's get two let's get a tea party response here which will be incredibly similar to the republican response. rand paul has it and he's got more. >> there is a movement within the republican party it's been very vocal i think particularly in the 2010 elections there was a big movement that helped us win elections. there's a lot of energy that still comes from the tea party. while they consider themselves mostly to be republican, they will chastise the republican establishment. i see it as an extra response, not necessarily divisive. i won't say anything that is like marco rubio is wrong. he and i don't always agree but this isn't about he and i. this is about the tea party which is a grassroots movement, a real movement with millions of american
rubio marco rubio's water shed moment. apparently neither is he. we'll get to that right after the break. honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. the chill of peppermint. the rich dark chocolate. york peppermint pattie get the sensation. [ piano plays ] troy polamalu's going deeper. ♪ ♪ and so is head & shoulders deep clean. [ male announcer ] with 7 benefits it goes deep to remove grease, gunk and flakes. deep. like me. [ male announcer ] head & shoulders deep clean for men. ♪ ♪ >> michael: let's check in with the "the young turks." cenk, what have you got tonight? >> cenk: we've got an awesome show for you tonight. so bill nye the science guy he's going to tell us about an astro that will take out the whole earth. >> michael: wow. >> cenk: we have it find out. >> michael: i'm obviously--it's thursday and i'm institute ing something new the best. chuck hagel, confirmed or not confirmed. >> cenk: i'm going confirmed. >> michael: we have to think of an
pathetic. a republican strategist said on a sunday show, we need rubio because he knows who tupac is. >> wow. >> stephanie: tupac was shot 16 years ago. salt and pep na has -- salt and pepa has broken up and will has moved on from the fresh prince of bellaire. >> they're going to try to book biggy smalls. what do you mean he's not available? >> stephanie: notorious d-e-a-d. what? [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] nicole wallace argued that rubio was good for the party as a whole because he knows who tupac is. that knowledge proved he could connect to young voters. our friend representative keith ellison pointed out to is like lipstick on a pig. republicans have a core values problem not a who is tupac shakur problem. did you see the "time" magazine? marco. >> rubio. >> stephanie: laura in pennsylvania, you're on the "the stephanie miller show." hi laura. >> caller: hi, stephanie. jim and chris. my main topic is i have to admit i'm scared to death that obama -- he swore he wouldn't put it on the table. and it is just -- i'm -- i could lose my home. i'm supporting my 6-year-old grandson
marco rubio is wrong. he and i don't always agree. this isn't about he and i. this is about the tea party. stephanie: they still haven't finished their argument between the republican party, the tea party and fox news before they can have a debate with us. >> wouldn't it be fun if rand paul just got up there and said marco -- rubio! just for the hell of it. rand paul is seriously running for president and just get ready for it. stephanie: that turkey, really? >> he is the tea party's darling, and so, you bring the rand paul, if you want to call them libertarians, you can, they do you bring that contingent in and marry it with the tea party and you've got a movement that's going to be very tough for establishment. when marco rubio is the establishment candidate, you know you're in trouble. stephanie: exactly. what else do you expect to hear tonight from the president? >> climate change. stephanie: really? >> and we're getting a little preview. that was not a toss off line stephanie. stephanie: that's what senator boxer said when we got to go to her luncheon. she was genuinely excited
like them or not. next to marco rubio you got you my used camel back. this time when you're giving a speech you don't have to lung for water. just turn your head and sip. look, i'm doing it right now. that was distracting at all. next up to john boehner. happy valentine's day. i got you cold medicine. take this before the next state of the union degrees so i don't have to see you blow your nose into a finger. then blow your nose into the handkerchief. and then look at your boogers. that's disgusting. and then to our host michael shure happy valentine's day. i got you an enumerated list of everything that governor granholm used to buy me every day so you know know what things are like around here, continuity and everything. use non-wax saler sealer on my car. >> michael: what things were like brett. we will back. we'll see you tuesday night. >> welcome to "the young turks." we've got a wild show for you today. i think we're going to have some fun. we've got hagel on lockdown, the republicans filibustering chuck hagel. >> i'm going to hit you and keep hitting you absolutely. you're f
everything. >> john: can marco rubio who ascended to his heights because of the tea party be the guy? >> he'll try. he's giving the response. he's a glowing cover story on "time" magazine, the republican savior and things like that. he has been the most successful in terms of the flip flopping and not getting beaten up for it from conservatives. the new face on immigration and things like that. we'll see. he may be the one to try to pull it off. >> and they're desperate. principles are giving way to ambition in the republican party. they need the latino vote. the principle stand no longer. it's about winning. >> i'm not sure how the tea party is going to fare on the immigration debate. >> john: evolving on immigration sounds easier than pandering to the voting bloc. you can't win the white house without the latino vote, and mitt romney was the gringo star. stay we me after the break we'll measure the scope of the pope after the break. irene, drop the itch. we dropped the itch, you can too. maximum strength scalpicin® is not a shampoo so you can stop intense itch fast, wherever you are.
violence, balancing the budget and lgbt rights and same-sex marriage. that means mark row rubio, paul ryan dianne feinstein and supreme court justice kennedy better listen up. the supreme court will hear two same-sex cases next week. they will hear challenges to a law denying social security benefits to same-sex couples. more bill is up next. stay with us. what we need are people prepared for the careers of our new economy. by 2025 we could have 20 million jobs without enough college graduates to fill them. that's why at devry university we're teaming up with companies like cisco to help make sure everyone's ready with the know how we need for a new tomorrow. [ male announcer ] make sure america's ready. make sure you're ready. at devry.edu. ♪ ♪ [ music ] >> broadcasting across the nation, on your radio and on current tv this is "the bill press show". >> breaking news. big breaking news from rome. pope benedict xvi is resigning at the end of the month. he septa letter to the cardinals saying, take this job and shove it. actually, he didn't do that.
, marco rubio trying to capitalize his water bottle moment. his political action committee is sending specially labeled water bottles to anyone who donates $25 or more to them. the website says send the liberal detractors a message that not only does marco rubio inspire you he hydrates you as well. >> give a politician an opportunity to exploit something for cash. michael broom, you and many of your friends were down at the whitehouse on wednesday. right in the for civil disobedience this is the first time the sierra club has engaged in this? >> we were there to protest the tar sands, the keystone excel pipeline, a pipeline being proposed to come down from the tar sands in alberta all the way to the country and most of the oil would be exported. our concern is that in addition to the water impacts and health impact did of this really toxic oil, it's a lot more carbon intensive. than conventional oil. so in a year after raging droughts, wildfires, intense floods, heat waves, super storm sandy, the the deracho, years our temperature was a full degree abov
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